Career Skills Development Specialist, Perkins-Equity

Dallas County Community College District

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Hourly Charge

$20.67 Hourly


United States of America (Non-Exempt)

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Place Abstract 

Dallas School is in search of a student-centered skilled with a confirmed observe file of supporting pupil success by way of high-impact profession and switch ability improvement. The Profession Abilities Growth Specialist can be chargeable for specializing in bettering college students’ profession improvement expertise, offering oversight for the event of programming and companies that help pupil resume improvement, interview teaching, job software help, job placement, and improvement of a wide range of marketable expertise that help the profitable transition to careers. 

The Profession Abilities Growth Specialist will present complete employment and profession planning companies to Dallas School college students, making certain they will successfully plan for part-time employment alternatives whereas enrolled at Dallas School.  Because of this, college students will fulfill profession readiness and job placement whereas on the establishment. The Profession Abilities Growth Specialist should take the initiative and be a self-starter associated to growing and sustaining pupil engagement, profession readiness, job placement, monitoring, reporting, and evaluation.

Works with People with Mental and Developmental Disabilities.

  • Assist college students all through their tutorial journey by creating profession preparation plans, exploring and selecting a Profession Pathway and program, supporting useful resource supplies and expertise (resume creation and modifying, interview teaching, networking, and many others.), delicate ability improvement, in addition to job, internship, externship, apprenticeship exploration and placement.  

  • Assist college students in offering programming, sources, and companies that develop pupil expertise to entry, navigate, and compete for office studying efficiently and profession alternatives. 

  • Liable for delivering high-quality profession help companies, together with resume improvement, interview teaching, private model improvement, software to internships, and job placement of eligible college students. 

  • Facilitates the event of marketable expertise, reminiscent of negotiating salaries, networking, private branding, and different expertise that help profitable profession improvement and job placement.  

  • Collaborates with a broad career-connected community of inner and exterior companions to leverage sources and helps that remove obstacles and promote efficient profession ability improvement for Dallas School college students. 

  • Leverages know-how to watch and observe initiatives centered on pupil profession ability improvement and job placement in line with targets. 

  • Coordinates profession and job festivals that result in the employment of present eligible college students. 

Required Data, Abilities and Skills 

  • Data of the aim of group schools and the imaginative and prescient of Dallas School. 

  • Capacity to establish and deal with alternatives and challenges that come up due to Dallas School’s present transformation. 

  • Reveal an understanding of the relational affect of Guided Pathways, profession improvement, and switch expertise. 

  • Reveal expertise in efficiently supporting college students in creating profession preparation plans and supporting useful resource supplies and expertise (resume creation and modifying, interview teaching, networking, and many others.). 

  • Reveal expertise in coordinating pupil profession ability improvement, together with profession and/or job festivals. 

  • Reveal expertise collaborating with tutorial companions to help college students in growing industry-specific job search supplies and expertise. 

  • Reveal expertise in speaking, workforce constructing, and dealing collaboratively with tutorial, workforce, and pupil success companions.  

  • Reveal a dedication to variety, fairness, and inclusion to create a way of belonging and deal with historic and systemic inequities for pupil success.   

  • Reveal an understanding of rising applied sciences and the efficient software of service applied sciences to reinforce pupil profession ability improvement nearly and in-person. 

  • Reveal sturdy know-how expertise, together with data of and luxury with academic applied sciences, reminiscent of presentation and collaboration instruments.  

  • Reply appropriately to points in a dynamic, quickly altering academic/financial atmosphere.   

  • Possess time administration, group, problem-solving, and communication expertise, emphasizing verbal and writing expertise that successfully talk advanced concepts with readability and precision.   

  • Reveal an understanding of the ideas of program analysis and pupil end result evaluation.  

  • Be proficient in utilizing quantitative and qualitative information to tell an improved pupil expertise and pupil success outcomes.  

  • Reveal expertise successfully participating and supporting college students in a distant work atmosphere. 

  • Present sturdy writing, talking, presenting, and interpersonal expertise in individual and on-line. 

  • Glorious interpersonal expertise utilizing collaboration, tact, endurance, and courtesy 


Key Obligations 

  • Assist college students in growing expertise that facilitate profitable attainment of part-time employment whereas enrolled at Dallas School 

  • Liable for making certain the supply of high-quality profession help companies, together with resume improvement, interview teaching, private model improvement, and software to internships, jobs, and placement. 

  • Present profession expertise improvement, together with seminars and workshops on interviewing methods, resume preparation, use of on-line job search instruments & different job search expertise coaching in individual and nearly.  

  • Present profession exploration to college students by way of administration and interpretation of profession assessments, offering labor market info, and aids in growing college students’ career-related decision-making capabilities.  

  • Present each in-person and digital profession workshops  

  • Collaborate repeatedly with all kinds of workforce members from Teachers, Workforce and Development, Profession Related Studying, Worker Useful resource Heart, and Scholar Success to help methods that promote pupil pathway persistence, experiential studying, and employment. 

  • Associate with different division liaisons to create a seamless pupil connection between profession and job placement 

  • Set up and preserve collaborative relationships and communication with college, workers, and directors of key departments to help and observe college students. 

  • Take part in skilled improvement to make sure present data of efficient profession methods. 

  • Leverage rising know-how to take care of systemic efficiencies in delivering and monitoring pupil communications, companies, and experiences. 

  • Meet repeatedly established targets and benchmarks.  

  • Put together and current studies, proposals, and proposals for general applications; preserve detailed information of assigned actions.  

  • Guarantee regulatory compliance with grant(s), Dallas School, state and federal necessities, as relevant. 

  • Promote a buyer service-focused atmosphere to reply to stakeholder’s wants. 

  • Guarantee high-quality customer support requirements. 

  • Completes required Dallas School Skilled Growth coaching hours per tutorial yr. Communicates and expresses concepts successfully each orally and in writing with people from numerous backgrounds inside the Dallas School group community. 

  • Supplies glorious customer support. 

  • Carry out different duties as assigned. 


Bodily Necessities 

Regular bodily job features carried out inside an ordinary workplace atmosphere. Affordable lodging could also be made to people with bodily challenges to carry out the important duties and obligations. 


Minimal {Qualifications} 

  • Associates Diploma plus one (1) yr of expertise in a associated area in increased training, non-profit, or company setting associated to careers, human sources, job placement and/or recruitment; or three (3) years of expertise in a associated area in increased training, non-profit, or company setting associated to careers, human sources, job placement and/or recruitment.  

  • Official transcripts required 

  • Present and legitimate Texas driver’s license required. 

***Could also be topic to a prison background verify. Some positions could also be topic to a fingerprint verify. *** 


The intent of this job description is to supply a consultant abstract of the most important duties and obligations carried out by incumbents of this job and shall not be construed as a declaration of the overall of the precise duties and obligations of any specific place. Incumbents could also be directed to carry out job-related duties aside from these particularly introduced on this description. Place requires common and predictable attendance.  


Dallas School is half of an equal alternative system that gives training and employment alternatives with out discrimination on the foundation of race, shade, faith, nationwide origin, intercourse, incapacity, age, sexual orientation, gender id or gender expression . Dallas School complies with the People with Disabilities and Veterans Act.  

Purposes Deadline
December 1, 2023

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